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Police Product Test: Spyderco Warrior Fixed-Blade Knife  

April 21, 2011

By Scott Smith

POLICE Magazine reviews the Spyderco Warrior Fixed-Blade Knife, Safariland Model 71 Accordion Magazine Pouch and Mag Instruments XL100 LED.

SIG Sauer 556 Patrol Rifle  

April 5, 2011

By Nick Jacobellis

Don't let the name "Patrol" fool you; the SIG 556 Patrol is well suited for tactical team use as well. The new SIG 556 Patrol Rifle comes in two versions: the standard model and the SWAT model. The SWAT model is equipped with a quad rail for the attachment of accessories.

Police Product Test: SureFire Muzzle Brake  

March 23, 2011

By Scott Smith

POLICE Magazine reviews the SureFire Muzzle Brake, Uncle Mike's Active Shooter Response Bag, and the Insight Technology M3X LED Weapon-Mounted Light.

Sturm, Ruger & Co. SR40 Duty Pistol  

March 21, 2011

By Paul Scarlata

The SR40's slide is machined from solid stainless steel, and it is the narrowest of any of its contemporaries. The slide also features very aggressive grasping grooves, making it easy to retract even with wet hands or when wearing gloves.

Less-Lethal Launchers: Reaching Out and Punching Someone  

March 15, 2011

By David Griffith

Today, police have a wide variety of tools and munitions for exerting less-lethal force on individuals at greater and greater distances. Extended range less-lethal impact weapons have been refined to the point that they are both accurate and extremely effective when deployed correctly.

<p>Glock continues to expand its Gen4 line. At SHOT, it announced the impending release of G21 and G34 pistols.</p>

SHOT Show 2011: Best of Show  

March 3, 2011


This year, the law enforcement section of the show wound through both floors of the Sands Expo Center and into numerous ballrooms in the Venetian Hotel. Exhibitors along the law enforcement aisles were showing everything from machine guns to mannequins, ranging in size from vehicles to lights the size of a stick of Dentyne gum.

5.11 Tactical's Praetorian 2 Gloves have "a good blend of insulation that's not so thick as to take away your ability to feel a trigger or to write." Photo courtesy of Scott Smith.

Police Product Test: 5.11 Tactical Praetorian 2 Gloves  

February 22, 2011

By Scott Smith

POLICE Magazine reviews the 5.11 Tactical Praetorian 2 Gloves, EoTech XPS2-0 Sight, and Lowa Boots Zephyr GTX.

Rock River Arms LAR-8 Varmint A4  

February 14, 2011

By Mike Detty

The advantage of a semi-auto weapon over a bolt gun is obvious. Follow-up shots are much quicker and the felt recoil is much less. Another advantage of the AR platform .308 weapons system is the familiar layout of the selector, mag release, and charging handle.

Photo courtesy of Dave Douglas.

Prepare Yourself for Off-Duty Incidents  

January 28, 2011

By Ed Lovette

Trouble finding an officer is typical of off-duty incidents. That's the first thing we must understand in order to prepare ourselves for the unexpected off-duty encounter: They can happen at any time anywhere.

FNH USA SCAR 17S Patrol Rifle  

January 25, 2011

By Dave Bahde

Which brings me back to the caliber debate and leads us into this discussion of the FNH USA SCAR 17S, a .308 caliber patrol rifle. There are agencies and jurisdictions where the extra range and penetration of the .308 rifle is a necessity.

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